By; MAIDUGU ALI, Damaturu
Governor Ibrahim Gaidam has commended the efforts and support of the victims support funds for reconstruction of public structures destroyed by the insurgency across the state.
Governor Ibrahim Gaidam made the commendation on Monday shortly before recommissioning the newly reconstructed Potiskum Local Government Council Secretariat which was destroyed by the insurgency.
Governor Ibrahim Gaidam said the intervention of the victims support funds in reconstruction and rehabilitation of public structures in the affected communities has impacted positive change in improving the lives of the communities.
The funds in collaboration with the state government,according to the Governor has reconstructed classrooms, hostels,clinics, staff quarters in addition to the provision of water and sanitation facilities for communities in the ten affected local government areas across the state.
He commended President Muhammadu Buhari for making efforts towards ensuring the control of the insurgency not only in the North East but the country as a whole.
In his remarks, the chairman Presidential Committee on victims support funds, Lt General Theophilus Danjuma who was represented by the vice chairman, Alhaji Tijjani Musa Tumsa said the committee will continue to rebuild the destructed public structures in order to upgrade the livelihood of the affected communities.
Also contributing, Executive Director of Victims Support Funds, Professor Ochoche said the fund has spent over N1.5billion Naira in reconstruction, rehabilitation and resettlement of the affected communities in the state.